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Some more news:

 

DAMNATION demo cassette on the way to my mailbox.

 

BAD PENNY demos also on the way through snail mail.

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Rough Dymond from New Jersey

new single from Baltimore rockers RACE THE RAT with the song "Feel The Thunder"

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For anyone interested, here's the story on STRIPPER:

 

Stripper didn't get much love in the local press. They were considered amateur-ish.

The local ROX magazine had a review of their live show and said they were terrible and hadn't gotten any better after several years playing out.

Fun Fact: They were originally called VALENTINE. But some other band with a guy named HUGO had that name and had just been signed to a record deal for their debut album.

Baltimore's Valentine then changed their spelling to Valentyne. They ditched the named and then became DIVINE MADNESS before settling on the name STRIPPER.

Their singer Sean Cip and guitarist Kenny Stoned both moved to San Francisco in the early 90's and released a bunch of discs with their new band SPARROWS POINT. (Sparrow's Point is a locale in Maryland).

 

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I like them. Thanks for the info's.

 

:)

 

I like them too. And you're welcome!

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For anyone interested, here's the story on STRIPPER:

 

Stripper didn't get much love in the local press. They were considered amateur-ish.

 

The local ROX magazine had a review of their live show and said they were terrible and hadn't gotten any better after several years playing out.

 

Fun Fact: They were originally called VALENTINE. But some other band with a guy named HUGO had that name and had just been signed to a record deal for their debut album.

 

Baltimore's Valentine then changed their spelling to Valentyne. They ditched the named and then became DIVINE MADNESS before settling on the name STRIPPER.

 

Their singer Sean Cip and guitarist Kenny Stoned both moved to San Francisco in the early 90's and released a bunch of discs with their new band SPARROWS POINT. (Sparrow's Point is a locale in Maryland).

 

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Awesome!!!! :git:

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Went to a local club last night to see my boys RACE THE RAT.

 

Here's some video footage shot with my crappy phone.

 

Here's the song "Race The Rat".

 

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Dagger stuff I received was the "Dream Stealer" cassette songs on a CDR (6 tracks), a rare live Dagger show from 1991 at HammerJacks, a CDR of a band called Unannounced, and a CD in shrinkwap of a band called High Bridge.

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Dagger stuff I received was the "Dream Stealer" cassette songs on a CDR (6 tracks), a rare live Dagger show from 1991 at HammerJacks, a CDR of a band called Unannounced, and a CD in shrinkwap of a band called High Bridge.

Wow...that is so cool. :git::beerbang:

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Got the word that BAD PENNY tunes are on the way to my mailbox!! Long time coming!!

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Here's a cool track off the MISFIT demo I thought you'd like Russ........Something I transferred to a CDR several years ago!

 

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Here's a cool track off the MISFIT demo I thought you'd like Russ........Something I transferred to a CDR several years ago!

 

 

Different Mis-Fit than the Mid-Atlantic version.

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In my hands...... the rare Grounded For Life demo tape along with "The Art Of Seduction", both brand new in the shrinkwrap!!

 

MONA LISA day here at the Russ Compound!!

 

Also sent multiple DVDs, CDRs, and 5 homemade cassettes, and the Tattoo Taxi demo tape!!

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Here's a cool track off the MISFIT demo I thought you'd like Russ........Something I transferred to a CDR several years ago!

 

 

Different Mis-Fit than the Mid-Atlantic version.

 

I was thinking this may be a different band........never argue with the Expert! LOL

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Easy Mickey was definitely part of the Baltimore scene......This is a track off their 1989 6 track demo........

 

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Russ....I've said it before.....You really need to give serious thought to writing a reference book or doing something to convey all this great knowledge of the Baltimore hard rock scene in the late 80s - early 90's. You've accumulated a vast amount of material and knowledge that should be invaluable to other collectors!! You do a great job and I have followed this thread almost since it was started, just absorbing all of this. As you know, I am heavy into demo tapes and love discovering new bands all the time like this. Keep up the good work man!

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Hey Delbert,

 

That "Grounded For Life" that you have is completely incorrect. Only the song "Nightmares" is on "Grounded For Life".

 

Don't know where you got got that from but it is totally bogus. All of them songs came from my uploads of "The Art Of Seduction". Hope you didn't pay for it.

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